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Garden of Eden for newcomers

February 22, 2019 Newcomers to this climate must think they have landed in the Garden of Eden when they go to the big box stores and garden centers to pick up a few flowers to enhance their newfound homes. more »»

 
 
 
January home sales down, median sales prices higher

February 22, 2019 The takeaway with the January numbers for single-family homes in Cape Coral is simple. more »»

Gardening superstitions

February 15, 2019 We have no need to worry about winter and groundhogs, we have neither, but superstitions still abound, especially in gardening therap. more »»

Check documentation before trying to ‘sell’ dock

February 15, 2019 Mr. Feichthaler: My husband and I moved into our condominium unit in 1994, which included a boat dock space. We both loved boating. My husband died last year, so I decided to sell our boat. more »»

Year-end spike in unsold condo supply raises concerns

February 15, 2019 The beginning of this year is going to be marked by the constant drumbeat in the local media, as well as in the various marketing pieces put out by local real estate agents, that our real estate... more »»

Can a sales contract be terminated once it’s signed?

February 8, 2019 Dear Mr. Feichthaler: I listed my home a few months ago with a local Realtor who is also a neighbor. more »»

2018 condo sales and median prices widely mixed

February 8, 2019 In 2018, the results for the number of Cape Coral condominiums sold and the median sales prices were widely mixed by specific property types and over the various time frames we measure and analyze. more »»

Groundhog Day

February 1, 2019 By JOYCE COMINGORE news@breezenewspapers.com How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? The age-old tongue-twister. more »»

Two ways to avoid probate for your home

February 1, 2019 Dear Mr. Feichthaler:  My husband and I relocated this month from Indiana to Cape Coral. more »»

Median sales prices flatten, while unsold supply higher

February 1, 2019 Median sales prices in the Cape’s overall single-family home market averaged $236,934 per month in 2018, which was 3.4 percent higher than the 12-month average median sales price of $229,146 in 201. more »»

Hot and cold season

January 25, 2019 Happy New Year, welcome to a new Southwest Florida season. Hot and cold temperatures are truly a specialty this new year. more »»

An ‘inspection clause’ in contract will protect buyer’s deposit

January 25, 2019 Dear Mr. Feichthaler: I am seeking to purchase land in a rural part of Lee County, so I need to conduct research before knowing I want to go forward. more »»

Despite water woes, Cape home sales solid in 2018

January 25, 2019 Today, we are doing our year-end review by taking a look back at the number of closed sales for Cape Coral single-family homes during 2018. more »»

Holidays and flowers

January 18, 2019 We will be celebrating two major holidays in the next 4 days. The first one is today as we celebrate Florida’s National Arbor Day. more »»

Holding property as husband and wife

January 18, 2019 Dear Mr. Feichthaler: My husband Steve and I purchased a home in Cape Coral together, before we got married in November. We held the property as joint tenants with rights of survivorshi. more »»

Some clearance sales in high-end Cape condo market

January 18, 2019 This week we will take a look at the fourth quarter results in the Cape Coral high-end condo market, where despite solid sales prices at the current market, we saw some “clearance sales” by owners... more »»

Seasonings

January 11, 2019 Ol’ Mother Hubbard went to the cupboard, and what would she have there? If she was a good cook, it was seasonings for cooking. We generally call it a “spice cupboard,” not herb and spice cupboar. more »»

High-end Cape homes posted solid numbers in 2018

January 11, 2019 It’s time once again for our quarterly version of “Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous,” as we take a look at the sales results in the high end of the Cape Coral single-family home market for the... more »»

Lee BIA Builders Care names 2019 board of directors

January 11, 2019 Lee BIA Builders Care, the nonprofit charitable arm of the Lee Building Industry Association, has announced its 2019 board of directors, led by president Dan Beiter, vice president P.J. more »»

Real Estate Briefs

January 11, 2019 GATES breaks ground on fitness and amenities center project at Herons Glen in NFM GATES Construction has broken ground on the new fitness center at Herons Glen Golf and Country Club, located in Nort... more »»

What is an herb?

January 4, 2019 In botany, the word “herb” is used as a synonym for “herbaceous plant.” In 780, an English scholar, clergyman, poet and teacher named Alcuin met Charlemagne when in Europe. more »»

 
 
 

 

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